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Lecturer in political geography, School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Birmingham, University of Birmingham

Sara Fregonese is lecturer in political geography in the School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences (GEES) at the University of Birmingham. Her research is on the links between geopolitics, security and urban space. She has co-authored "The Radicals' city: Urban Environment, Polarisation, Cohesion" (Routledge 2013). Her latest book "War and the city. Urban Geopolitics in Lebanon" is out with Bloomsbury in November 2019 (https://www.bloomsbury.com/uk/war-and-the-city-9781780767147/)

Her research is structured along three themes:

1. Urban geopolitics and hybrid sovereignty

2. More-than-human approaches to urban conflict

3. Historical geographies of sectarianism (Ottoman Levant)

Experience

  • –present
    Birmingham Fellow, School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Birmingham, University of Birmingham

Education

  • 2009 
    Newcastle University, PhD / Geography